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Mary Schamehorn - As I See It
Sun: Artist Meet & Greet at Second Street Gallery
Sun: Blackberry Arts Festival, Coos Bay
Cliff rappelling to get at pesky gorse
Mysterious Oregon cattle killings, mutilations alarm ranchers
Coastal cities adopt tsunami land use regulations
Pilot makes wheels-up landing on road near Madras
Stores to offer nicotine tests as vaping concerns rise
Magic mushrooms gain popularity following decriminalization
Forty wild burros slaughtered in the desert
Tesla driver caught sleeping while car is on autopilot
Wild list of 2019 Burning Man activities
UFO spotted next to passenger plane flying over Kentucky
Drunk driver offered cops bet on her blood alcohol content
Mongo's Amazon product of the day
How to stay safe when the 'Big One' comes
2019 fishing regulations        Shellfish        Crabbing guide        Disaster Preparedness
Earthquake safety      Shoreline Education      Riverview Kennels      South Slough
Pacific Waverider       Coral Sea Scuba       Coos County Watchdog       Space Station
South Coast Striders      Coquille River chart      World Famous Langlois      German Shepherds
Coffee Break      Western World      South Coast Shopper      The Ducque      Egyptian Theatre
Coos Boat Tours      Community Garden      NW webcams      Bicycles      Bandon events      Speedway
Mt. Ashland webcam     Museum     Port of Bandon     Medical Loan Closet     Ten day weather forecast
Labyrinths      Gorse Action Group      Library      Northwest hiker      Thomas Hill
Coquille River Water Trail      City limits/zoning map      Zoning rules      Coos County parcel search map

Bandon's rain year is Oct 01 thru Sep 30
Detailed weather history data & graphs
Ten day weather forecast

Tsunami info      Flood hazard map      Tsunami evacuation map

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satellite image
Western infrared satellite image      

Video: Cliff diving

A typical day in Bandon



The beach north of Bandon

Bandon photo (wood supports underneath Coquille River drawbridge) submitted by Brian K

Bandon photo submitted by Gilbert O

A Bandon postcard from Mongo's collection postmarked 1928

Bandon photo submitted by Tom S

Bandon photo submitted by Alf

Tide Table



Mongo's song pick of the day: Reese Wynans and Friends - 'Crossfire'

Shawn's art pick of the week - 'Migration Time', Watercolor by Jane Schmaltz, Southern Coos Hospital Art Gallery

Bad tattoo



Beach Safety

joke of the day
Two bacteria walk into a bar.
The bartender says, "We don't serve bacteria here."
The bacteria say, "But we work here. We're staph."


From the archives


Video: Scene from '3 Headed Shark Attack' (2015)

mongo and minga



Future events
Aug 25, Artist Meet & Greet, Pam Haunschild, at Second Street Gallery
Aug 25, Blackberry Arts Festival, Coos Bay
Aug 26, Travel Night at the library, China
Aug 28, Coos Bay Farmers Market
Aug 29, Music on the Bay - The Brevet, Mingus Park, Coos Bay
Aug 30-31, Old Town Marketplace Farmers Market
Aug 30,31, 'The Great Milking Machine Caper' at the Sawdust Theatre
Aug 31, Kayaking the Estuary, Charleston
Aug 31, Open Mic at First Baptist Church
Aug 31, Art class at Art By The Sea Gallery
Aug 31, 'The Man' burns at Burning Man
Aug 31-Sep 01, Salmon Derby, Winchester Bay
Aug 31-Sep 01, Art By The Bay Festival, Winchester Bay
Sep 01-02, Labyrinth in the sand at Face Rock Beach
Sep 06, Downtown Coos Bay Wine Walk
Sep 06, Bandon Showcase at the Sprague: Skylar Grey
Sep 06-08, Camel & Ostrich races, Virginia City, NV
Sep 07, Brookings Monarch Butterfly Festival
Sep 07-14, Cycle Oregon Classic
Sep 09, City Council meeting, the agenda
Sep 11-15, Reno Air Races w/Thunderbirds
Sep 13-14, Annual Community-Wide Garage Sale, Florence
Sep 13-14, Invitational Rods N Rhodies Car Show, Florence
Sep 13-15, 73rd Annual Bandon Cranberry Festival
Sep 14, Camas Valley Cash Days, Mud Drags, Mud Bog
Sep 14-15, '16th Annual Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration' at the Mill Casino
Sep 20-22, Oregon International Air Show, McMinnville
Sep 21, Coquille River community paddle for canoes, kayaks, stand up boards
Sep 21, 'Cruz The Coos', Coos Bay
Sep 21, 'Steve Prefontaine Memorial Run/Walk', Coos Bay
Sep 21, Brookings Oktoberfest
Sep 21-22, 'Bay Area Fun Festival', Coos Bay
Sep 27,Oct 18,Nov 30, Alive After Five & Wine Walk, Old Town Bandon
Oct 05, 3rd Annual Charleston Salmon Run
Oct 11-13, 'Wine & Chowder Trail', Florence
Oct 12, 'Oktoberfest' at the Mill Casino
Oct 18-27, 'Live Culture Coast', Southern Oregon Coast
Oct 18, Words On The Coast, A full day writer's retreat, Gardiner
Oct 18, Harvest Fair and Co-op Celebration, Coos Bay
Oct 18, Redneck Wine Tasting & Bowling, North Bend
Oct 19, 'Coffee: A Bean-to-Cup Experience', Charleston
Oct 19, Harvest Fair and Co-op Celebration, Coos Bay
Oct 19, Designing With Succulents, Bandon
Oct 19, Distillery Tour & Rum Tasting, Charleston
Oct 19, 'Make it! Mosaic Glass Art', Bandon
Oct 19, Coos Bay Guided Photography Walk
Oct 19, Introduction to Natural Building, Bandon
Oct 19, Lake-to-Table Meal, Lakeside
Oct 19, 'Goin with the Flo Vintage Trailer Rally', Florence
Oct 25, Fat tire biking on the beach, Gold Beach
Oct 26, Beer and cheese pairing at Arch Rock Brewery, Gold Beach
Oct 31, 'Mall-O-Ween' at Pony Village Mall
Nov 02-03, 'Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival', Brookings
Nov 28-Dec 31, Christmas Lights at Shore Acres
Feb 08, 36th Annual Charleston Crab Feed, North Bend

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